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Notwithstanding

“Notwithstanding” is a preposition. In Spanish, similar words or phrases are “a pesar de” or “no obstante”.

Some examples to help you:

• Notwithstanding the bad weather (a pesar del mal tiempo…) we went for a long walk in the forest.

• Notwithstanding the difficulties (a pesar de las dificultades…), I passed the Cambridge Advanced English exam.

• The political party in Spain, “PP”, has done well this year. Notwithstanding (no obstante), it is going to have a difficult task to win the next election.